Beaufort Family Dentistry offers a full range of dental services, including children’s dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, implants, and general dentistry. We approach each treatment with care, using the latest technology and gentlest techniques. Dental health should be accessible to all, which is why we work with a variety of insurance companies and offer payment plans for treatment. We also offer convenient appointments for the entire family at once.
Louis Costa III, DMD / General Dentist
Originally from Charleston, SC, Dr. Costa received his undergraduate degree in biology from The Citadel and his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Costa joined Beaufort Family Dentistry in 2016.
Dr. Costa, along with his wife and two children, live in Bluffton. He is committed to providing the highest standard of personalized dental care using his training in the latest dental technology and he loves being a Beaufort dentist. Dr. Costa is a member of the American Dental Association and the South Carolina Dental Association.
Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS / Periodontist
Dr. Dan, as his patients call him, has been a periodontist for over three decades.
Dr. Danenberg received his dental degree from Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, and his Specialty Certification in Periodontics from the University of Maryland, School of Graduate Dentistry. He was Chief of Periodontics at Charleston Air Force Base, and later had a periodontal practice in Charleston. From January 1990 through December 2001, he wrote and published “The Personal Report” newsletter, which was mailed quarterly to every periodontist in the United States. He joined Beaufort Family Dentistry in 2009.
Dr. Dan is developing the Power Nutrition Program, which he now offers his patients. The program addresses the lifestyle and foods that cause unhealthy bacteria in our gut, leading to various medical and dental diseases and imbalances. Dr. Danenberg received advanced training in evolutionary nutrition from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health and The Center for Mind-Body Medicine.
He and his wife Sue have been married since 1969 and have two children and three grandchildren.
Jay R. Friedman, DDS / Implant Dentist
Dr. Friedman brings nearly 30 years experience to Beaufort Family Dentistry. He graduated from the SUNY Buffalo School of Dentistry in 1982, and in 1984 received a qualification in Advanced Prosthodontics from the University of Southern California. In 1994, Dr. Friedman was invited to join the faculty of the Misch International Implant Institute. One year later, he joined the faculty of Temple University Dental School. Dr. Friedman maintains a position on both faculties. Dr. Friedman has worked in several private dental practices across the United States. In addition to working with Beaufort Family Dentistry, he is also an active duty Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy at Marine Corps Air Station.
Dr. Friedman is able to offer our patients many dental services here in our Beaufort practice. Notable procedures include extractions and dental implant placement—from single tooth to full mouth and bone grafting. In addition to the great work Dr. Friedman provides our patients, he also enjoys lecturing and mentoring on dental implants, and offers his expertise to other dentists in private practice.
Dr. Friedman and his wife Carole, a newly retired Physical Therapist, are enjoying the Lowcountry activities of kayaking, stand up paddling, golf and tennis, and fulfilling their desire to learn to sail.
Taylor Turner, DDS / General Dentist
Born and raised in Georgia, Dr. Turner completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas, Austin in 2008, and obtained his dental degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. He has also received extensive multidisciplinary training under the mentorship of his father, Dr. Thomas H. Turner, an accomplished dentist in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Dr. Turner performs all disciplines of dentistry including aesthetic, restorative, endodontic, pedodontic, oral surgery, and Invisalign orthodontics. He is a member of the American Dental Association and Georgia Dental Association. He loves his continuing education and is constantly looking for better ways to help his patients achieve a beautiful smile.
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